Hey Lauren nice to see you showing up here again. Where are you going to school? You still have some of my favorite gong show sketches. Laurenella and that one I played Dickinson with the doctor is in. I think every team in Boston is competing for a champinship except the Bruins. They're like a semi-pro hockey team.
I can't believe that you're still be griping about an alleged cheap shot. I believe it was an incredibly clean hit. If you're not tough enough for lime hockey in those incredibly skinny halls while how will you ever play for the mighty ducks... I'm doing good. I'm still teaching in a state hospital which is a trip. There's nothing like having high expectations with a class that's drugged out and drooling. Everyday is like a Monty Python sketch.
Unfortunately I never usually write about my experiences until ten years after. I never said your hit was a cheap shot either. One thing about your lime hockey game is that it was always tough but fair.
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